Question

Frenkel defect is caused due to

Solution

Correct option is

The shift of a positive ion from its normal lattice site to an interstitial site

Frenkel’s defect is due to shift of an ion from the normal lattice site (creating a vacancy) and occupy interstitial spaces.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

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Q2

What is the coordination number of sodium in Na2O?

Q3

In zinc blende structure, the coordination number of Zn2+ ion is

Q4

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Q5

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Q6

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Q7

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Q8

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Q9

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Q10

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